In Memoriam

All Black, All Kentucky: In Memory of a Hometown Hero

“Muhammad Ali was from Kentucky.” These five words have been the quickest way for me to shut down anyone who’s ever teased or chided me about being from Kentucky, about my slight drawl and being “country,” asking whether I wore shoes or owned horses or if the grass is really blue. I tell them that,… Continue reading All Black, All Kentucky: In Memory of a Hometown Hero

In Memoriam

Sometimes It Snows in April – A Tribute Essay for Prince

  “I was dreaming when I wrote this, so sue me if I go too fast…” Well, one can dream, right? There are just some artists we expect to live forever. I don’t know why. Intellectually, of course, we know that we all die and so will they. But there are some whose work has… Continue reading Sometimes It Snows in April – A Tribute Essay for Prince